My objective with this design was to experiment with shaping to create a cute, stylish sweater that would flatter any type of body. Biscotti is the result. Fitted through the bust and flowing in the bodice, this is a shapely sweater for virtually any figure. Short rows are used to make darts in front and there are contours on the front and back, creating a fluid and flattering drape.
Biscotti is a basic shell that you can dress up or down. Wear it alone or accessorized, with skirts or slacks or jeans. Its eye-catching shape and beautiful drape makes it look good with just about anything. Biscotti is a design that you can knit again and again using different yarns and always end up with a great fit.
This sweater uses a simple reverse stockinette stitch for enhanced texture, particularly when using a more rustic yarn, such as in the sweater shown here. Edged in twin rib, the front, back and sleeves are knit separately from the bottom-up and seamed. Finally, the neckline is